Minnesota's Legacy

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City of Alexandria
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To draft a Historic Context Study and integrate the study with the city's comprehensive plan.
Douglas
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Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,658

The Minnesota Historical Society brought the only traveling copy of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights to Minnesota in the exhibit, "We the People: The First Official Printing of the U.S. Constitution" on view at the Minnesota History Center April 3 – July 4, 2012. The exhibit featured a rare, early version of the U.S. Constitution, published in 1787, and an even more rare draft of the Bill of Rights, along with original editions of the two state of Minnesota Constitutions.

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Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$76,935

Partners: Access Philanthropy

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Recipient
Gunflint Trail Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,733
To make publicly accessible three films documenting the Gunflint Trail through copy to modern media formats.
Cook
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$107,579

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Minnesota Historical Society is creating a broad range of opportunities to help students, teachers and the general public learn more about the war and the role Minnesota played.

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Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$56,692

The Minnesota History Center will invite the public to participate in programs that explore Dakota language and culture and also the history of the U.S.--Dakota War of 1862. Public programs will provide multiple perspectives on the war and give voice to Dakota history and identity through a variety of formats including lectures, films, tours and workshops.

Visit usdakotawar.org/events for a list of commemorative programs and events sponsored by the Minnesota Historical Society and other organizations.

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Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$329,523

This exhibit, on view at the Minnesota History Center through Sept. 8, 2013, recounts the Minnesota war that tore apart lives, families and the Dakota nation. Visitors can view documents, images and artifacts related to the war, as well as hear heart-wrenching stories and learn about the broken treaties and promises that led to this disastrous chapter in Minnesota history. There are many, often conflicting, interpretations of events related to the war. The exhibit includes multiple viewpoints, as well as historical and contemporary voices.

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Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$79,606

Minnesota Historical Society staff will work to increase public awareness about the tragic events surrounding the war which had a profound impact on shaping our state. Staff will also increase public awareness of new Society inititatives and programs related to the war to ensure that students, teachers and the general public use and benefit from them.

More information: www.usdakotawar.org

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Recipient
Otter Tail County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,947
To conduct a geophysical and archaeological evaluation of Fort Juelson, resulting in completion of a Minnesota state site form and National Register nomination.
Otter Tail
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Kittson County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,838
To gain physical and intellectual control of approximately 2500 artifacts using PastPerfect software.
Kittson
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$134,753

Partner: Southwest Minnesota State University

Statewide
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$646,572

"Minnesota and the Civil War," a new 5,000-square-foot exhibit opening at the Minnesota History Center March 2, 2013, will reveal the words and actions of Minnesotans who lived during the war. Minnesota responded first in the nation and, fighting in almost every major battle, Minnesotans were among the most tested and honored in the Union Army. Stories of soldiers and their loved ones at home will be drawn from the Minnesota Historical Society's collections: letters, diaries, memoirs and reminiscences that capture the personal impact of this tumultuous period.

Statewide
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$60,513

Partner: The Minnesota Humanites Center

Statewide
Recipient
Moose Lake Area Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To document in 5 interviews the history of the Moose Lake State Hospital.
Carlton
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Cook County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To revise a popular history education program to enable broader accessibility to historic resources.
Cook
Recipient
Prospect House Museum
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To prepare a nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for the Prospect House, currently used as a Civil War museum.
Otter Tail